Warner Bros wheeled out the big guns for their presentation at CinemaCon earlier today, showing off peeks at some of their upcoming superhero event films and other highly-anticipated tentpoles.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom : Jason Momoa, via a taped video message, introduced director James Wan to the crowd who brought along a sizzle reel showing off Black Mantra in action.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods : The cast of the upcoming superhero comedy-adventure presented some new footage, predominantly a dinner scene between Shazam and Djimon Hounsou’s Wizard character.
Barbie : The studio dropped a new image of Margot Robbie as the title character.
Black Adam : Dwayne Johnson and co-stars were on hand to present a new trailer.
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The Black Adam trailer opens on a spaceship flying against a snowy mountain landscape. Pierce Brosnan’s Dr. Fate says: “Black Adam, what are the powers that have been given to you? Loving but heartache?”
Black Adam says that he was born a slave, “then I was reborn a god.” Black Adam can be the savior of the world, or its enemy. We see him destroying helicopters and coming in contact with what looks to be mercenaries. They’re scared as he catches a rocket. Aldis Hodge’s Hawkman shows up to face Black Adam, telling him “There are heroes and villains; heroes don’t kill people.”
“Well, I do,” says Black Adam.
Wonka : A trailer for Timothee Chalamet starrer “Wonka” premiered, with most suggesting it gave off very strong “Fantastic Beasts” vibes.
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Think Fantastic Beasts in regards to period (think early 20th century), but so more fun: More leg-kicking, twirling dancing, chocolate fountains, and a giraffe running through a municipal building (a train station?). The visuals plump with purples and browns. We see Wonka arriving in what looks to be London (the pic was shot there) and slowly rising to his candy impresario fame, the pic being an origins story.
One of the musical numbers played was “You’ve never had Chocolate like this” sung by an array of characters. Sally Hawkins plays the girlfriend who Wonka swoons, well, with Chocolate.On the wrapper at the end of the clip, the chocolate wrapper that Chalamet’s Wonka reads “It’s not the chocolate that matters,” then on the other side: “It’s the people you share it with.” Hawkins’ character digs it.Also seen in the trailer were Rowan Atkinson and Jim Carter
“You wanna get nuts? Let’s get nuts,” Michael Keaton’s Batman says in the new Flash trailer showed off this afternoon at CinemaCon — a complete homage to his hysterical line from the original 1989 Tim Burton film.
There’s more Batman lore in the trailer as we see the Caped Crusader’s mansion and his secret library full of his suits. Oh, he’s also on his motorcycle, but it’s the one from the Christopher Nolan films.
Also spotted, a young Superman.
“Time has a pattern,” Barry Allen (Ezra Miller) ponders in the trailer. He is seen crying, looking as though he’s embracing his mother.
The trailer climaxes in Flash’s recruiting of Keaton’s Dark Knight.
“Are you in?” asks Allen.
Don’t Worry Darling : A trailer for the Florence Pugh-starrer was shown.
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…which stars Florence Pugh as a housewife named Alice, living with her hubby Jack, played by Harry Styles, who’s employed by an enigmatic operation known as the Victory project; which is expected to change the world as we know it.
The women in town are told to say indoors, however, Alice has her suspicions as she begins to observe violent acts.
However, besides the suspense in Alice’s mind, there’s a lot of hanky panky in Don’t Worry Darling, and in places such as the dining room table, against a sink, um with Chris Pine’s character hanging around them.